Eric Patrick Danielson

February 20, 1953 - May 7, 2022
Eric Patrick Danielson
Service Date:
Thursday, May 19, 2022 12:00 PM
Service Location:

Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1385 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City

Eric Patrick Danielson passed away on May 7, 2022 in Vancouver, Washington. He was born in Camden, New Jersey on February 20, 1953, the son of Ralph and Marguerite Danielson. He was the twin brother of Ronald D. Danielson of Longview, Washington. Eric quit school and joined the US Army in January of 1971. After training at Fort Lee, Virginia he

shipped out to Vietnam in January, 1971, where he was stationed at the plantation compound just north of Long Binh. As Spec. 4 (military specialty of Unit Supply/Armourer) he worked for USARV driving a truck and making deliveries at EM Clubs in the area of Bien How and Long Binh. He came home in June of 1972 and was stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, and later at Goose Bay, Alaska. After the service, he attended Bellevue Community College in Washington State, where he completed his Associates in Arts Degree and took up writing. He published several novels including “Murder in Monterey” and “1700”. He is survived by his twin brother, Ron (Patty) Danielson of Longview, Washington; brother Ralph (Marilyn) Danielson of West Valley City; sisters Kristin (Garl) Fink of Murray and Joy Danielson of Burien, Washington.

Funeral Mass at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will be celebrated on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 12:00PM and Interment at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Salt Lake City.